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  • Muir Woods

    Muir Woods – A redwood forest just outside San Francisco

    “Muir Woods National Monument is the best tree-lovers monument that could possibly be found in the forests of the world,” said the famous naturalist John Muir, about the 500-odd acres of land in California that has been named after him. Situated a few miles north of San Francisco, Muir...
  • Whale murals of Livermore

    Every single time we’ve driven through CA-84, these ‘whale murals of Livermore’ have been such a roadside treat and almost every time I’ve taken some drive-by-shots of the whales, with the hopes of picking out the best of them and linking them to Monday Mural. I don’t know if...
  • High Camp, Squaw Valley

    The scenic snow-clad slopes of Squaw Valley

    Over the Spring Break when the winter storms were almost winding up for the season, we decided to hit the road, and make our way towards the snow-clad mountain range aptly named the Sierra Nevada. Sierra in Spanish means mountains and Nevada means, snow-covered. This chain of mountains lies...
  • Capitola Beach mural

    Capitola’s Breezeway Murals

    Last summer we holidayed in Capitola on California’s Central Coast and while we were there, I happened upon several murals in this seaside village. On my last evening I found some very Capitola murals on a breezeway on Esplanade. The breezeway was poorly lit but I couldn’t helping taking...
  • Capitola Mural by Luke Lamar

    Found: Capitola mural in Capitola

    Capitola in California’s Central Coast– in Santa Cruz county to be exact — has a lot of street art all over town. Having shown you some art on a doorway, a rain forest mural and the tiled seawall, it is time to bring to you you a two-storied mural...
  • Door art : Found in Capitola

    Capitola Village in California’s Santa Cruz County offers sweeping views of the Monterey Bay and shows you colourful buildings that you’ll never get tired of photographing. A walk through the village is always such a delight. I’ve been to Capitola a couple of times and can swear it is...
  • Our World: Point Reyes Beach North

    It’s winter here, the kind that is true to Northern California,with low temperatures and snow on the mountain ranges and foothills, and of course rain. This year winter seems to be serving California with so much rain that some areas in the state have tasted flood and many other...
  • Hollywood Boulevard mural

    Monday Mural| Hollywood Boulevard

    This week, Tipsy from the TRIP returns to Monday Mural with the picture of an enormous piece of art from the ‘little Hollywood’ in Disney’s California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California. Let’s call it the Hollywood Boulevard mural, for now. I found this mural when I was on Hollywood Boulevard...
  • Legoland at Christmas time

    Legoland at Christmas time

    Because it’s Christmas time and because we just got back from LEGOLAND, let me show you some holiday sights from the theme park. LEGOLAND California is decked up for the season — with some Lego-exhibits like a Lego Christmas tree and a Lego-Santa-and-reindeer. There are also some Christmas shows put up for...
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